Articles by tag: agriculture

Disrupting Farming to Revitalize Local, Community Farmers with Dan Miller, CEO of Steward

Steward CEO Dan Miller, discusses farming

Right now the world is marked by unprecedented disruption, where technological advancements intersect with societal challenges. But one issue stands out as both timeless and timely: the future of farming. As the global population burgeons and environmental concerns loom large, the need for sustainable agricultural practices is more pressing than ever. According to the […]

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The Future of Food and Protein Alternatives is Sustainability

Alternative Proteins, produced from animal cells or fermentation, are designed to taste the same or better than traditional animal products at the same or lower price. By 2050, global meat consumption is projected to reach between 460 million and 570 million tons. Cultured meat, which comes from stem cells extracted from living animals, is […]

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Energy and the Effects on Agriculture: Can We Survive?

Since President Biden came into office, there has been an increasing focus on “green energy” initiatives, resulting in radical changes in the oil industry. For example, the 2021 Executive Order resulted in the cancellation of the 2019 Keystone Pipeline permit. But how are these radical changes impacting the U.S. agriculture industry, and will these changes […]

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PanXchange on Hedera

Blockchain technology is breaking barriers in many industries, so it shouldn’t come as any surprise that it’s currently being utilized in the agricultural industry. How is one agricultural company, PanXchange, modeling their business to produce carbon removal credits through blockchain technology, and what successes and challenges are they facing? On this episode of Gossip About […]

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The Future of Farming is Drones and Autonomous Equipment

Farming is the back bone of this country, but that doesn’t mean it’s not vulnerable to the same market trends impacting service, blue collar and white collar industries. Namely, it’s vulnerable to a shortage of people interested in pursuing the profession as a career. Can drones and autonomous equipment help combat the labor shortage […]

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Agriculture Supply Chain is Struggling to Weather Climate Change

The agriculture supply chain is getting hit left and right by climate challenges, from unstable hot temperatures crushing heat-intolerant coffee, to droughts choking California’s almond industry, to massive floods in China killing pigs and putting a damper on pork production. Not to mention, agricultural processes themselves are creating a positive feedback loop for climate change, […]

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Will Mass Droughts Mean More Carbon Sequestration Investments?

As the climate crisis escalates, the search for successful mitigation methods escalates as well. Carbon sequestration is a naturally occurring form of regenerative agriculture that focuses on capturing and storing atmospheric carbon dioxide. This method can help reduce the impact of climate change substantially. However, what do the recent intense droughts mean for carbon […]

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Listen Carefully, Respond Creatively
April 12, 2024

In this captivating episode of the Fans First series, Jesse Cole, the mastermind behind the Savannah Bananas, delves into the transformative business philosophy of “listen carefully, respond creatively.” This approach has not only skyrocketed the Savannah Bananas to fame but also serves as a universal blueprint for revolutionizing customer service and engagement across all sectors. […]

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Stacey Childress, Senior Advisor at McKinsey and Company, discusses higher ed
Bold Measures are Needed to Improve Investment in Higher Education
April 12, 2024

The stakes for higher education have never been higher as the educational landscape sees rapid evolution. As universities and colleges grapple with the dual challenges of technological disruption and increasing demands for accessible, quality education, the question of how best to implement investment in higher education becomes a priority. This debate has been ignited […]

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Hey, it’s 9 am… Wake up Healthy with 9amHealth!
April 12, 2024

Healthcare Rethink host Brian Urban explores ways to wake up healthy and stay healthy with his guest, Dr. Avantika Waring, MD, the Chief Medical Officer, at 9amHealth. This episode delves into the transformative approach to healthcare delivery championed by 9amHealth. Dr. Waring’s journey from a humanities student with a love for French to a […]

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Strengthen Public Safety and Security: Modernize Radio Communication for Better Field Response
April 11, 2024

The importance of radio communication within public safety and security operations remains unbeaten in an era dominated by digital transformation. This medium, essential for over a century, continues to be the lifeline for responders on the front lines. From ensuring the safety of field agents to facilitating real-time critical information flow and enhancing situational […]

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How Will Updates to the Packers and Stockyards Act Shape Agriculture’s B2B Relationships?
August 12, 2021

In Biden’s anti-trust executive orders targeting anti-competitive practices in agriculture, the administration has emphasized the Packers and Stockyards Act as one of the critical laws that’ll be revised and enforced to protect farmers’ and growers’ interests. On this episode of Just the FAQts, we’re exploring the what and the why behind the Packers & […]

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3 Ways Extreme Heat Can Hurt the Economy
August 11, 2021

As dozens of cities in the West experience all-time high temperatures, 2021 is expected to have one of the hottest summers on record. The extreme heat has caused hundreds of deaths, sparked wildfires and worsened drought conditions in over a dozen states. Business Insider cites a large body of work that links heat to economic […]

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How Is the Biden Admin’s Attack on Anti-Competitive Policies Shaping Agriculture?
August 4, 2021

The Biden administration has set its sights firmly on breaking down anti-competitive practices across a wide range of industries, and the nation’s agricultural sector is beginning to feel the effects. According to the president, the executive orders the administration has issued are aimed at anti-competitive practices in agriculture like consolidation in chicken procession, meatpacking, sourcing […]

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection […]

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Virtual Reality is Transforming Agricultural Education
February 25, 2021

Today’s farmers, from family farms to large-scale agricultural concerns, are integrating state-of-the art technologies into their operations to increase crop yields and efficiently use water, fertilizer, and pesticides, decreasing negative environmental impacts and increasing worker safety. One aspect of this, controlled-environment agriculture (CEA), is a technology-based approach toward food production. CEA assists in providing protection […]

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How Will Drones Play into the Future of Agriculture?
January 27, 2021

Both pilots and companies are navigating a thin line between security and innovation. Host Grant Guillot talks with leaders, influencers, and experts across the drone industry to guide us through the complex web of technology and policy in the United States.   Drones in America host Grant Guillot looks at the future of American manufactured drones through […]

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Empowering International Farmers with Smart Technology
December 16, 2020

The agricultural industry faces numerous challenges that pull farmers in multiple directions while operating on razor thin margins. Innovative technology can solve these inherently clashing industry problems and provide for a more efficient and sustainable farming community. Daniel Litwin, the Voice of B2B, was joined by Praveen Penmetsa, founder and CEO of Monarch Tractor, […]

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American Farmers’ Beef with Burger King’s Flatulent Cow Ad: Business Casual
July 22, 2020

Powered by RedCircle According to the Environmental Protection Agency, around 50% to 65% of all methane emissions come from human activities, including factory farming. So, in an effort to curtail the methane emissions caused by cattle flatulence by 33% per day, Burger King is adding 100 grams of lemongrass to improve its cows’ low-carb diet. […]

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Making Sense of the Data: AI Technology for Strategic Global Food Production
June 8, 2020

Alex Whitley discusses the use of AI in global food production. In the global food production world, there is no end to the available data to inform crop health, yield and environmental impact. But deciphering that data into executable processes can be a different story. Alex Whitley, Managing Director at Arva Intelligence, believes that […]

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